"A heartfelt book that covers the push-pull effect of growing up in two cultures and related with searing honesty." - Apple Gidley, author of Expat Life, Slice by Slice www.expatapple.com The open, honest and heartfelt reminiscences of a New Jersey girl faced with the challenges and delights of a multicultural family." - Carla Walker, AWC Book Club, The Hague "Written with candour, a philosophical approach, and a love for places and people." - Laura J Stephens, author of Lone Star State: An Inconvenient Posting, an expat wife's memoir of lost identity. "Maggie's living the 'American Dream' until it turns into an 'American Nightmare'. This heartfelt book welcomes us into her home, in three different countries." - Barbara S. Baron, Professor Brookdale Community College, NJ www.brookdalecc.edu
About the Author
Maggie was born and raised on the Jersey Shore. She is married to a Norwegian and they have lived as expats in Houston and the Netherlands. She has raised five children and had a hand in raising one stepchild. She loves to read, scrapbook and walk her dogs. After attending a series of Jo Parfitt's "Write your life stories" workshops in the Netherlands, she has written a memoir about the ups and downs in life and the back and forth travels of a multicultural family. She is now living with her husband in Norway.